Month: December 2016

Happy New Year!

We live in a world blessed by technology and connectivity. Everything is possible. And not everything is good. Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. In 2017, let’s pray for reflection, restraint and fewer options. Less can be more.


The “Consumerization of IT” trend is here to stay. However, it’s created a free-for-all attitude among corporate IT users seeking new ways to improve productivity. Combined with BYOD, the risks have grown exponentially from  unauthorized software invading your network. Some of these solutions may…

Japanese Proverb 

America, Inc.

Based on the new Presidential nominations, you can expect the Federal government to be run like a business. There are pitfalls to this approach as noted here by Mickey Edwards, a longtime Republican Congressman who eventually became a supporter of Barack Obama. “The business of…

Startup discovery in 10 seconds or less

Never underestimate the importance of social media and news coverage of startups. The buzz matters. There’s a new startup born every minute. Some are media-friendly and appear to be relevant through various channels, even if they are not. Some might be in trouble, but…

Smartphones and Sustainability

The smartphone culture is replacing all other cultures. The average person spends 5 hours a day looking at their phone. Idiocracy (link) represents the new world order and it’s not sustainable.